Camille Beckman Foundation offers $40,000 Donation Match

The Camille Beckman Foundation has generously provided The Idaho Foodbank with a matching donation of $40,000 for the final weeks of 2016.

This is the third year the foundation has come forward with an end-of-year match to help the hungry in Idaho. Camille Beckman is based in Eagle, Idaho and has been a leading producer of cosmetics and personal care products for over 18 years.

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Albertsons Gives 1,518 Holiday Meals To Idaho Families In Need

As Christmas approaches, Albertsons is coming through in the clutch for families in need. The newest shipment of meals is part of Albertsons’ “Santa Bucks” campaign, enabling customers to donate at the register by rounding up their purchase or adding $1, $5 or $10 as a donation. The campaign, along with “Turkey Bucks” during November, enables customers and associates to work together to raise the funds needed to provide delicious meals.

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A Special Holiday Gift – Paying it Forward

The Davis family, who were visiting the Boise Town Square Mall today and ran into a mysterious woman in the parking lot, who handed Mary Alice a Christmas card. She told Mary Alice that she looked like she deserved the gift, and when she opened the card she discovered that it contained a $100 bill. Mary Alice turned to thank the woman, but it was too late – the lady had vanished!

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Healthy Holiday Tips

The Holidays can be a difficult time for people watching their eating habits and trying to stay healthy. Our dietician Alexa shared some helpful and healthful tips for cooking, baking and eating this holiday season.

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Holidays Add Strain On Programs

During the holiday season, it can be difficult to reach the people who are in need in Idaho. With Thanksgiving and Christmas come weeks off from school, leading to Backpack and School Pantry organizers working extra hard to make sure the children who need assistance will have the food they need over their extended time off.

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Three Generations Volunteer At Foodbank

This is a letter from Brook Richter, who was one of a family of three generations which came to volunteer at The Idaho Foodbank on the day before Thanksgiving. She comes from a family of caring people with hearts for the mission to solve hunger. We’ll let her tell you about her experiences in her own words.

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